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Legacies to St Mary Magdalene, Great Hampden

A gift in your will can be an expression of gratitiude and thanksgiving towards God, and is a vital part of keeping St Mary Magdalene, Great Hampden alive and securing its future. Here at St Mary Magdalene we try to use income from legacies to support our common life, improve our facilities and preserve our mediaeval church. Throughout November both churches in the benefice will be sharing information about how you can support your church through your will. Look our for the bookmarks and leaflets that will give you more information. November is also Will Aid month, when lots of solicitors waive their fee for writing a basic will. Instead, they invite clients to make a voluntary donation to Will Aid. Find out more at www.willaid.org.uk.

Suggested Wording for your Will

"I give ___ % of my residuary estate OR I give the sum of £___ free of all taxes to the Parochial Church Council of St Mary Magdalene, Great Hampden in the Diocese of Oxford for its general purposes, and I declare that the receipt of an officer of the Parochial Church Council shall be sufficient discharge to my executors and trustees."


This parish is committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of the children and people of all ages in our church community. The parish Safeguarding Policy can be seen here. Our Safeguarding Officer is Val Gristwood.